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Choice Awards

Tween and Junior Graphic Novel NOMINEES FOR 2021

Voting has ended for 2021.

Find all the nominees below.


1. Grime and Punishment
by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man’s really done it this time! He hands over his badge and clears out his desk, but while he may be out of a job, he’s not yet…

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2. Blow the Roof Off
by Lincoln Peirce

Nate Wright is born to be wild! And when Enslave the Mollusk is invited to play at the P.S. 38 annual open house, he and his bandmates are…

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3. Cat Kid Comic Club
by Dav Pilkey

In Cat Kid Comic Club, Li’l Petey, Flippy, and Molly introduce twenty-one rambunctious, funny, and talented baby frogs to the art of…

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4. The Great Chicago Fire
by Kate Hannigan

A deadly blaze engulfs Chicago for two terrifying days! A brother, a sister, and a helpless puppy must…

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5. The Challenger Disaster
by Pranas T. Naujokaitis

In History Comics: The Challenger Disaster, we turn the clock back to January 28, 1986. Seven astronauts boarded the space shuttle Challenger on what would be…

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6. Karen’s Witch
by Katy Farina

Karen Brewer lives next door to Mrs. Porter, who wears long robes and has wild gray hair. Mrs. Porter has a black cat named Midnight and always seems to be working…

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7. Doodleville
by Chad Sell

Drew is just a regular artist. But there’s nothing ordinary about her art. Her doodles are mischievous . . . and rarely do they stay in Doodleville, the world she’s created in…

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8. InvestiGATORS
by John Green

With their Very Exciting Spy Technology and their tried-and-true, toilet-based travel techniques, the InvestiGators are undercover and…

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9. Stepping Stones
by Lucy Knisley

Jen did not want to leave the city. She did not want to move to a farm with her mom and her mom’s new boyfriend, Walter. She did not want to leave her friends and her dad.

Most of all, Jen did not want…

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10. All or Nothing
by James Burks

The dangerous Horned Toad 500 cross-country race is coming up and Bird’s father has always won it. But when his dad gets…

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Other Nominees

Catherine’s War
by Julia Billet

At the Sèvres Children’s Home outside Paris, Rachel Cohen has discovered her passion—photography. Although she hasn’t heard from her parents in months, she loves the people at…

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Baloney and Friends
by Greg Fizzoli

Meet Baloney! He’s the star of this book, along with his best buddies: empathetic Peanut the horse, sensible…

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When Stars are Scattered
by Victoria Jamieson

Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya. Life is hard there: never enough food, achingly dull, and without…

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Incredible Jobs You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of
by Natalie Labarre

Do you know what you want to do when you grow up? Why not work as a babysitter . . . for sloths? Or become a farmer . . . of corpses? You might even grow up to be…

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by Kayla Miller

Olive is excited to start sixth grade: new teachers, new experiences, and a field trip to the big city with her best buds!  
But when Olive finds out that a school policy is keeping some kids from…

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Operation: Hat Heist
by Jason Platt

Newell’s favorite show of all time is The Captain! Newell is beyond excited when he learns that the Captain himself, Patrick O’Shaughnessy, will be at Monster…

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by Kate Quinn

As if middle-school wasn’t tough enough, two students who are sworn enemies run into big problems when a freaky event makes them…

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The Roanoke Colony
by Chris Schweizer

Over a hundred years before the pilgrims, the very first English settlers arrived on Roanoke Island. But without warning, these colonists…

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Nat Enough
by Maria Scrivan

Making friends isn’t easy, but losing them is even harder! Natalie has never felt that she’s enough — athletic enough, stylish enough, or…

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Camping with Unicorns
by Dana Simpson

School’s out, so Phoebe and her unicorn best friend, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, have the entire summer to play games, visit the pool, and even go camping. Unicorn horns are…

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The Mummy With No Name
by Geronimo Stilton

When reports of a mummy terrorizing the New Mouse City Museum flood the phone lines, Geronimo Stilton, editor-in-chief of the Rodent’s Gazette, is…

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The Sewer Rat Stink
by Geronimo Stilton

A stinky smell is taking over New Mouse City! No mouse can live like this! Geronimo and his best friend Hercule, the private detective, head…

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The Big Break
by Mark Tatulli

Andrew and Russ are best friends obsessed with finding the legendary Jersey Devil that supposedly lives in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, right in their own backyards. They’re even…

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The Runaway Princess
by Johan Troianowski

Robin? Robin? Robin?! Where are you?
She couldn’t have gone far. . . .
Princesses don’t run away to have their own adventures. Right?

Princesses stay quietly and…

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by Amy Wolfram

When the electric grid and cloud computing get knocked out on the same night, the Metropolis High Hamsters aren’t quite sure how to deal…with a cafeteria that only accepts…

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